Whether the weather outside is frightful or fantastic, chillax in front of your favorite telly screen with some terrific British TV this month, including the premieres of new and returning series and holiday specials.
Get ready to get your Sherlock on on the big screen, because Sherlock: The Abominable Bride is coming to a cinema near you… with extras!
Following up on Monday’s post about the adaptation of China Miéville’s fantasy/crime novel The City & The City, today we look at a few more published titles being made for British telly.
It’s summer blockbuster time, but CGI special effects and animation have nothin’ on the slapstick and word play of Shakespeare’s farcical The Comedy of Errors, which arrives in cinemas across the US and UK next week.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is currently performing the multiple 2015 awards-nominated Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two on Broadway, so get your theatre on in New York City, and with a promotion code for reduced priced tickets to boot.
“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” Theatre lovers, too. The recent, critically-acclaimed Shakespeare’s Globe production of Julius Caesar is headed to cinemas in the US and UK via Globe on Screen. “Fortune is merry”!
If William Shakespeare were alive today, I think he would be chuffed that Shakespeare’s Globe has embraced streaming technology and is now bringing many of the theatre’s productions to audiences in the States via video on demand.
‘Tis much ado about Globe On Screen, because its 2014 North American Season brings Roger Allam, Stephen Fry, Mark Rylance, and other British screen and stage actors in Shakespeare productions to select cinemas in the US and Canada starting next